Administration Publique Du Canada Volume 3

Administration Publique Du Canada Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...to the estate besides him? " " None." " The widow of the last Zemindar? Is she not living at Mathoora or Prayaga? " " She was at Mathoora for a few years, but has died some seven months ago. She was a very pious woman, who cared nothing for the vanities of life, neither for riches, rank, nor power; and never drew anything from the. VOL. III. L estate beyond what was absolutely necessary for her subsistence. It was at her earnest desire that I took charge of the estate on behalf of Shamsoondur till the heir to the property was forthcoming." " Have you any hopes that he will ever turn up?' " I had none till this moment, ' said the old man, looking steadfastly at his interrogator, while a single teardrop was seen to glisten in each eye; " but you surely must have seen him, or know his present whereabouts, or why otherwise should you have been drawing out so much information about him from me?" " Do you know this token, father? " asked Monohur, showing the priest a green ribbon waistband, curiously embroidered all over with little alternate beads of silver and gold. The old man held out his hand to receive it, and a flood of recollections came back upon him the moment he had touched it, and he trembled all over with emotion. " It is the last present I worked up for the boy on the occasion of his Karnabedh," exclaimed he at last in a hoarse broken voice. " Tell me quickly, tell me at once, how you have got possession of the token, where the owner of ifc now is, and whether he has sent you to me." Monohur was too sensitive himself not to appreciate the feelings of the priest, and he hastened at once to relieve him. " Excuse me, father, for having practised this little deception on you," cried he, throwhimself at his feet. " Your eye is dazed by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236679121
  • 9781236679123